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  • Pink Floyd Hit New Sales Plateaus

    Pink Floyd Hit New Sales Plateaus | ARTICLE

    Pink Floyd hit new peaks in May -- certifications from the Recording Industry Association of America. Chris Morris writes in Billboard Bulletin that the English group's 1979 set, The Wall, notched sales of 11 million, while its...

    June 4, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Live Report: Neil Young and Crazy Horse in San Francisco

    Live Report: Neil Young and Crazy Horse in San Francisco | ARTICLE

    With the Jim Jarmusch-directed Neil Young documentary "The Year of the Horse" premiering across town, it wasn't all that tough to guess what band billed as "Hippie Dream" was suddenly scheduled to play San Francisco's Trocadero. By...

    May 12, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Notorious B.I.G. Killed in Los Angeles

    Notorious B.I.G. Killed in Los Angeles | ARTICLE

    Just six months after Tupac Shakur was killed in Las Vegas, the Brooklyn rapper Notorious B.I.G. was slain Sunday in a drive-by shooting that took place outside Vibe magazine's post-Soul Train Awards party. The rapper, whose given...

    March 10, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Live Report: Prince in Boston

    Live Report: Prince in Boston | ARTICLE

    The artist formerly known as Prince may have dropped his name, but he still knows how to make a body rock. Before a capacity crowd of 1,200 at Boston's Roxy, the Minneapolis chameleon proved once again his...

    January 9, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • You Wanted The Best, You Got The Best!

    You Wanted The Best, You Got The Best! | ALBUM REVIEW

    You want the best? When it comes to Kiss on record, you've probably got it already: "Alive," "Alive II," "Destroyer," "Love Gun." This shameless reunion-promotion biscuit is just a culling from those first two live albums (which...

    December 18, 1996 12:00 AM ET
  • Test For Echo

    Test For Echo | ALBUM REVIEW

    It's double-standard time. Rock snobs have been beating up on Rush for years, mostly on account of the assiduously designed pomp and metaphysical polemics in the band's art rock and the scraped-blackboard shiver in bassist Geddy Lee's...

    December 17, 1996 12:00 AM ET
  • Hits

    Hits | ALBUM REVIEW

    Joni Mitchell's rich body of work is ill-served by best-of cherry-picking. She has had few true hit singles to speak of, and most of those came early in her career. As a result, Hits is both predictable...

    October 29, 1996 12:00 AM ET
  • More Disputes Over Hendrix Estate

    More Disputes Over Hendrix Estate | ARTICLE

    The father of Jimi Hendrix may have finally secured his son's legacy, but a Swedish man claiming to be Hendrix's son is threatening...

    September 21, 1995 12:50 PM ET
  • Hot Band 1994: Green Day

    Hot Band 1994: Green Day | ARTICLE

    Beavis and Butt-head have started a band: It's called Green Day. Well, OK, Green Day are a punk band, whereas TV's dirty white boys would probably sound more like Iron Maiden. But the Berkeley, Calif.,...

    May 23, 1994 4:45 PM ET
  • Beasties Label Grand Royal to be Distributed by Capitol

    Beasties Label Grand Royal to be Distributed by Capitol | ARTICLE

    Capitol Records is now handling Grand Royal, the label owned by the Beastie Boys that was previously distributed independently. The first new release...

    December 9, 1993 12:00 PM ET
  • Come on Feel the Lemonheads

    Come on Feel the Lemonheads | ALBUM REVIEW

    T hough the Lemonheads have long been hailed by college-rock geeks, the Boston trio's mainstream buzz has come via singer-guitarist Evan Dando's dimples. Babe-o-licious cover...

    November 25, 1993 11:00 AM ET
  • Pearl Jam Hit the Road Again

    Pearl Jam Hit the Road Again | ARTICLE

    The summer's here, and the time is right for cuttin' outta town. That's what Pearl Jam is doing, anyway. Having spent the better...

    July 8, 1993 12:00 PM ET
  • Ron Wood Breaks Both Legs in Car Accident

    Ron Wood Breaks Both Legs in Car Accident | ARTICLE

    NEWBURY, ENGLAND — Rolling Stones guitarist Ron Wood suffered two broken legs on November 12th in a highway accident fifty miles west...

    January 10, 1991 12:00 PM ET
  • Hendrix: Twenty Years After

    Hendrix: Twenty Years After | ARTICLE

    Twenty years after his death, Jimi Hendrix is still inspiring legions of guitar-hero hopefuls. His pioneering use of feedback and distortion has been...

    December 13, 1990 1:45 PM ET
  • Stones Turn 92: Watts and Wood Celebrate Birthdays in Berlin

    Stones Turn 92: Watts and Wood Celebrate Birthdays in Berlin | ARTICLE

    There were ninety-two candles on the birthday cake presented to Charlie Watts and Ron Wood – who turned forty-nine and forty-three respectively – at...

    August 9, 1990 12:00 PM ET
  • Stones Play Surprise Intimate Set In Connecticut

    Stones Play Surprise Intimate Set In Connecticut | ARTICLE

    It was real good fun," says Rolling Stone Ron Wood – a noted authority on the topic of fun – talking about the...

    September 21, 1989 12:00 PM ET
  • Stones Prep 'Odd Sounding' New LP

    Stones Prep 'Odd Sounding' New LP | ARTICLE

    It's kind of a mixed bag," says Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones' upcoming album, which the band is now mixing in London for late-summer release. "It's got some rockers and some blues...

    June 29, 1989 12:00 PM ET
  • 'Ghostbusters II': Return of the Money-Making Slime

    'Ghostbusters II': Return of the Money-Making Slime | ARTICLE

    Ivan Reitman is clapping his hands. "We're getting there, we're getting there," he says to Bill Murray, who's slouching at a table in the...

    June 1, 1989 12:00 AM ET
  • Mick Jagger Solo Tour Delayed

    Mick Jagger Solo Tour Delayed | ARTICLE

    Mick Jagger's first solo tour has been postponed. The tour had been tentatively scheduled to begin in Europe and reach the United States...

    October 8, 1987 12:25 PM ET
  • Astral Weeks

    Astral Weeks | ALBUM REVIEW

    He didn't use the phrase for a song title until a year later, but Astral Weeks was the album on which Van Morrison fully descended "into the mystic." Morrison's first full-fledged solo album sounded like nothing else...

    August 27, 1987 12:00 AM ET
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